Donner Lake Vacation Rentals

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Best Vacation Home Deals at the Donner Lake

Cabin Donner Lake
-40%
e.g. 10/24 - 10/31
Cabin ∙ 8 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $253 $424
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Find your perfect vacation rental at the Donner Lake: from $198 per night

Apartment Donner Lake 6
-63%
Nov 6 - Nov 13
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $395 $1,065
Vrbo
5.0
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House Donner Lake 8
-26%
Nov 13 - Nov 20
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $208 $280
Vrbo
4.0
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House Donner Lake 8
-44%
Apr 3 - Apr 10
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $253 $453
RedAwning
4.0
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House Donner Lake 4
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $398
Vrbo
5.0
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House Donner Lake 8
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $320
Vrbo
5.0
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House Donner Lake 8
-49%
Jan 9 - Jan 16
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $559 $1,092
Vacasa
4.4
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House Donner Lake 8
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $205
Vrbo
5.0
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Apartment Donner Lake 8
-27%
Feb 27 - Mar 6
Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $258 $354
Vrbo
4.8
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Apartment Donner Lake 8
Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $319
Vrbo
5.0
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Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi

House Internet Donner Lake
-73%
May 22 - May 29
Internet
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $281 $1,040
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Apartment Internet Donner Lake
-40%
Nov 6 - Nov 13
Internet
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $258 $430
Vrbo
5.0
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House Internet Donner Lake
-69%
May 22 - May 29
Internet
House ∙ 9 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $1,176 $3,835
Vacasa
4.9
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen

House Kitchen Donner Lake
Kitchen
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $255
Vrbo
4.9
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Apartment Kitchen Donner Lake
-47%
Feb 27 - Mar 6
Kitchen
Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $502 $946
Vacasa
4.8
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House Kitchen Donner Lake
Kitchen
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $479
Vrbo
4.9
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Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning

House Aircondition Donner Lake
-56%
May 22 - May 29
Aircondition
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $180 $407
RedAwning
5.0
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House Aircondition Donner Lake
-55%
Apr 3 - Apr 10
Aircondition
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $203 $452
RedAwning
4.5
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House Aircondition Donner Lake
-67%
Apr 3 - Apr 10
Aircondition
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Donner Lake, Truckee, California, United States
from $228 $683
RedAwning
4.8
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Popular Rental Amenities at the Donner Lake

  • Kitchen (53)
  • No smoking (45)
  • Microwave (44)
  • Washer (41)
  • Internet (39)
  • Parking (39)
  • Grill (36)
  • Dishwasher (35)
  • TV (29)
  • Fireplace (28)
  • Fishing (28)
  • No pets (18)

Many users pay a closer look at the vacation rentals including a pool. A few of the rentals have one there. In addition, properties with pools at the Donner Lake have an average price of $0 per night. Most of the listed vacation rentals with pools are apartment rentals. all of Donner Lake's accommodations including a pool are situated within two miles of water, spend your days lounging by the pool or the waterfront. A few of the accommodations at the Donner Lake allow pets, which makes it a suitable vacation destination for pet owners. Most pet-friendly options in Donner Lake are house rentals. Moreover, they cost, on average, $1,637. You can also search for pet-friendly properties that are near the city center. In Donner Lake, A few of the properties properties less than 2 miles away from the city center.

The Weather at the Donner Lake

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Above are the weather conditions for Donner Lake. On average, the warmest month is July. However, temperatures can go lower than 14° at the Donner Lake in December. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is June.

Accommodations for your vacation at the Donner Lake

In Donner Lake, many of the 81 accommodation types are house rentals, which represent 68.83% of its short-term accommodations. Additionally, these properties have an average size of 1,970 ft² and cost, on average, $1,937 a night. Furthermore, these properties are perfect for 9 it represents the average number of vacationers house rentals can welcome in Donner Lake. If you are interested in a different accommodation type, you could have a look at apartment rentals, which are the other most typical type of accommodation in Donner Lake. These accommodations cost $724 a night on average and have an average size of 1,190 ft².

Mountain meadows embrace visitors at Donner Lake vacation rentals

Donner Lake cabins are located amid lush mountain landscapes filled with wildflowers in summer and ski ramps in the winter. Whether you come for the watersports or the wintersports, Donner Lake vacation rentals promise outward bound adventure.

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What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Donner Lake?

"Ma" Spinelli and more

Come to Donner Memorial State Park to learn about the fascinating history of the area, which encompasses gold mining roots, participation in California's oldest rail system, and of course, the infamous Donner Party. Outside the Visitors' Center, look for the monumental 22-foot pioneer statue – its marks the height of the snow that fateful winter. The museum documents the intriguing and tragic history of the Donner Party's ill-fated journey to the west coast.

You can also visit Truckee's historic jail, which was in use as recently as the sixties. Dating back to 1875, the red brick building now houses a museum. Treasures of the collection include documentary evidence of famous inmates such as George "Machine Gun" Kelly, "Baby Face" Nelson, and "Ma" Spinelli and her crew.

What are the best activities for families at the Donner Lake?

Make waves in Donner Lake's great outdoors

In the summertime, few places are as fun for families as Donner Lake Marina. Watersports of all kinds are on offer, with motorboats and kayaks serving as the best way to enjoy the glittering surface of the lake and its mountain views. Banana boats and tubes are also for rent here, as evident by the happy shrieks of children cavorting on the water in the sunshine.

Bring your family to Boreal Mountain Resort, where skiing, snowboarding, and tubing are at the top of many visitors' to-do lists. Besides fun on the slopes, there are half pipes where you can show off your skills. For air devotees, the jumps at the Shred Park await. Practise at the mini Shred Park, or bounce about on the trampolines at a dedicated 33,000-foot facility. In the summer months, take your mountain bikes to the Slabs park, which wends its way down the mountain through shifting dramatic landscapes.

Where are the unique attractions at the Donner Lake?

Waterfalls and wildflowers

Tahoe National Forest, which hugs Donner Summit, is home to innumerable hiking trails that wind around the mountain, just minutes from your Donner Lake cabin rental. Wildflower-filled meadowland and secret waterfalls are among the delights of hikes through this sublime natural area. Rugged granite cliffs spring to heights of 9,000 feet and giant sequoias overlook historic pioneer and mining sites. Stop off at the Kentucky Mine to see the dedicated museum, and look out for the park's historic fire lookouts. During the summer, relax on the sandy beach at Donner Memorial State Park. In wintertime, enjoy blissful snowshoeing treks and cross-country skiing trips through this pristine white paradise.

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